Infectious Disease Specialist (1 year Locum - 2 opportunities)

Specialty:Infectious DiseasesStatus:Locum
Location:St. John's
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



Infectious Disease Specialist (1 YEAR LOCUM – 2 Opportunities)

Eastern Health invites expressions of interest for an Infectious Disease (ID) Specialist working in the Division of Infectious Disease within the Medicine and Child Health Programs for a one-year locum.

Eastern Health is the largest integrated health organization in Newfoundland and Labrador. It employs over 13,000 employees and provide services to a regional population of more than 300,000. Eastern Health has unique provincial responsibilities for tertiary level institutional services.

The ID Specialist will join a dynamic inpatient and outpatient clinical consultation service, providing teaching at undergraduate and residency levels and weekly infectious diseases rounds. Participation in the Pediatric and Adult Infectious Diseases call schedule will be required and is shared equitably within the group.


Applicants must hold a Medical Degree, an FRCPC (or equivalent) in Pediatrics or Internal Medicine and be eligible for licensure in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador. Royal College subspecialty certification in Infectious Disease or its equivalent is also required.

Dates:ASAP - posted March 6, 2020
Hours of Work:37.5 hours per week plus on call obligation

Remuneration will be in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for locum specialist salaried physicians in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Other Information:

Why practice in St. John’s, NL? Newfoundland and Labrador is Canada’s most easterly and unique province. St. John’s, the provincial capital, is the economic and cultural hub of Newfoundland and Labrador. St. John’s boasts museums, galleries, historical sites, parks, world renowned culinary and a pristine natural environment. Be delighted with whales off our coast and icebergs along ‘Iceberg Alley’ that float from Greenland’s glaciers to Newfoundland’s east coast. Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are friendly and welcoming and our residents are our best Ambassadors. We are renowned for humor, song, art and craftsmanship and NL offers an excellent quality of life. To learn more visit For more information regarding Eastern Health and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites: and

Contact Information:

Please send applications with curriculum vitae and names of three references to:

Wendy Snow
Physician Recruitment, Medical Services, Eastern Health

In accordance with Canadian Employment and Immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Eastern Health hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to submit an expression of interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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